DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPHL Reporter Becomes Unhinged Outside Club

Tribune Adds Oversight Of WDCW To Giannini

Vince Giannini, the former VP-GM of Tribune’s WPHL Philadelphia, is promoted to SVP-GM and also adds responsibility for the group’s WDCW Washington.

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Mummers Return To Stalk Streets Of Philadelphia

DMA 4

WPHL Philadelphia Sets All-Mummers Subchannel

DMA 4

WPVI Philadalphia Expanding News

ABC-owned WPVI Philadelphia (DMA 4) is adding newscasts, on both WPVI and on Tribune’s MNT affiliate WPHL. Starting Sept. 8, WPVI’s Action News at Noon grows to one hour. The move is part of a new afternoon lineup. Following Action News, The Chew remains in the same timeslot. Then at 2 p.m., it’s Who Wants […]

DMA 4 (PHILADELPHIA)

WPHL Expands 10 P.M. News To An Hour

The longer local newscast produced by WPVI Philadelphia will begin airing seven days a week starting Sept. 8.

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Digital Media Buy Leads To Ratings For WPHL

DMA 4

WPHL Philly Names Political Sales Exec

To reap all it can from political advertisers this year, Tribune’s WPHL appoints Kristin Long to handle the category. Replacing her as GSM is Dave Yost.

RETRANS WAR

Tribune Stations Go Dark On Cablevision

Affected are WPIX New York; WPHL Philadelphia; KWGN Denver; and WCCT Hartford, Conn. The cable operator accuses Tribune of demanding fees that are too high because of its parent company’s financial woes, but Tribune says it’s asking for “less than a penny a day per subscriber.”

DMA 4

WPHL Philadelphia Debuts New A.M. Show